Lecture 4 History of Families

Lecture 4 History of Families - 1965 Medicare ( health...

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Challenge of traditional values Technology and families Oral contraception pill was developed for general distribution Women’s rights attached to the Civil Rights Bill Equal pay for equal work 10/23/10 2
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After the 70s new family forms emerged Traditional families Families with parents that are not married 10/23/10 3
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Bi-racial families Grandparents raising grandchildren 10/23/10 4
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Gay and Lesbian Families Single parent families Methods of becoming a parent 10/23/10 5
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Role changes affect marriages Division of labor in the household Mother works “ a second shift” 10/23/10 6
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Government policies that impact families The goal of family policies is to promote the well-being of families. Social Security Act of 1935 Financial protection for those over 65 years of age Financial support for orphaned children until the age of 18 Financial support for the physically and mentally disabled 10/23/10 7
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10/23/10 8 AFDC ( Aid to Families with Dependent Children) Medicaid ( health insurance for the poor)
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Unformatted text preview: 1965 Medicare ( health insurance for the elderly) 1965 Roe v Wade Decision January 22, 1973 Ronald Reagans administration (1980) Elected to establish new policies and implement cuts in human service delivery 10/23/10 9 President Reagan terminated a number of social programs and cut spending on others. Cut funding to AFDC Funds for Childcare 10/23/10 10 Welfare Reform President Clinton Pledged to end welfare as we know it. 1996 The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act 10/23/10 11 This legislation ended the federal governments six-decade guarantee of aid to the poor. Highlights of the new law: Imposes a five-year lifetime limit on welfare benefits. 10/23/10 12 Required recipients to begin working two years after receiving benefits Mandates that single parents work at least 30 hours a week. Reduced spending on food stamps Bars most federal aid to future legal immigrants for five years 10/23/10 13...
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